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Mar 21, 2011 12:00pm EDT
element. -- ailment. the u.s. embassy in rome declined to comment. a massive blaze in hunting down. the nine bedroom to million- dollar mansion went up in flames after midnight. the blaze caused part of the chimney to fall through the second floor, triggering a partial roof collapsed. check out the pictures of the fire sent in by viewers in the ulocal section of wbaltv.com. collision jets have been patrolling the no-fly zone over libya today. the pentagon says they have not launched any new air strikes. over the weekend they scattered and isolated mooar gaddafi's forces with a series of air attack. -- air attacks. >> an incredibly strong message overnight, launching a missile strike in the heart of tripoli inside gaddafi's own compound, destroying what has been described as an administrative building. it is a sprawling structure, almost like a military base within tripoli itself. no word of gaddafi himself was in the complex at the time. rebels say their morale is high. they are encouraged now they have western and european and some degree of arab military support. they believe the
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Mar 15, 2011 12:00pm EDT
radiation exposure here in the u.s. despite those concerns, the chairman of the regulatory commission explains why it is not likely the radiation could reach our country. >> based on the type of reactor design and the nature of the accident, we see a very low likelihood that there is any possibility of harmful radiation levels in the u.s. or in hawaii. >> that have already sent two experts to japan and have just deployed another team. the japanese government has also requested u.s. equipment to help cool the reactors. a baltimore man who is teaching in japan when the earthquake hit, chris godish, along with 400 others was forced to move into the junior high school because of the damage in the area. he said despite the food storage and unsanitary conditions, their greatest concern is radiation exposure. >> and nobody seems to know, you know, what level of risk we are at right now. they are saying there is radiation in the air. i am really concerned our health is at risk. >> godish hopes to evacuate to a safer area as soon as possible. meanwhile, his family hopes he will return to the s
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Mar 29, 2011 12:00pm EDT
his case for u.s. and -- >> president obama makes his case for u.s. involvement in libya. kate amara is in washington with more on his speech and what comes next not -- what comes next. >> president obama announced that nato will take over command and control of the entire operation in libya on wednesday. as allied air attacks continued to pound muammar gaddafi's forces across libya president barack obama defended the wort. >> in this particular country, libya, at this particular moment, we were faced with the prospect of violence on a horrific scale. we had a unique ability to stop that violence. >> in an address to the nation, president obama said that the international coalition is needed to protect civilians and announce the u.s.'s transition to a supporting role tomorrow. >> i am confident that our coalition will keep the pressure on gaddafi's forces. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is in london for a conference on the crisis. she will meet with nato allies, and the partners, and members of the libyan opposition. why president obama ruled out targeting muammar gaddafi -- >
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Mar 3, 2011 12:00pm EST
, and no protests. he continues to say this is all about al qaeda. >> as the violence intensified in libya, u.s. officials are deciding whether to impose a new no-fly zone. defense secretary robert gates says that establishing a no-fly zone is the first move in an attack on libya, which requires a serious consideration. in the meantime, several u.s. warships have moved into the region to assist in relief efforts and evacuation. officials say the deadly shooting of two u.s. airmen in germany yesterday may have been political. be shooter confessed to starting members of the m millipore -- the shooter confessed to targeting members of the u.s. military. our meteorologist is here with a preview of the forecast. >> there is a definite chill in the air and we will have to deal with that for a while. there is some rain in the forecast. we will talk about it in just a minute. >> and we will answer your pet questions at 12:20 p.m. e-mail them to us. a contestant has won a one of the biggest prizes in television history, their own te restaurant chain. insomnia does not have to take over your life. oprah:
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Mar 7, 2011 12:00pm EST
in northern africa, the effects are being felt in the u.s. at the gas pump. the white house is considering a dramatic step to relieve rising prices spurred by violence. tracie potts is in washington with the details. >> the uss 727 million -- u.s. has 727 million barrels of oil on the coast. >> a ripoff. filling up my car only last me like a week. >> it is something that all has been done in very rare occasions. >> not a good idea, some say. >> we are putting ourselves in the hands of the most frail, and acquitted regime in the middle east. -- antiquated regime in the middle east. >> what we need to do is find more of our own energy, and that is to explore offshore. >> worldwide demand is up and fight in the middle east has fueled fears of oil prices over $100 a barrel. >> i will start thinking about riding a bike. >> the government last tap into the reserves during hurricane katrina. >> the u.s. as the world's largest oil reserves. no word on when at the white house will make the decision to tap into it. today's technology offers many advantages, but it also comes with downside spirit the
NBC
Mar 9, 2011 12:00pm EST
it will actually be voted on has not been announced. >> days after the u.s. supreme court ruled in favor of the fundamental church and its controversial anti-day funeral protests, and maryland congressman takes action. he officially filed legislation that would protect the privacy of u.s. military family members. it includes five hours before and five after services. the first amendment protection protests. it extends the distance between protesters and the funeral side by 2,500 feet. meanwhile, lawmakers are no closer to a budget deal to prevent a government shutdown could the senate is little to vote on arrival budget plans. lawmakers have until march 18 to agree on a way to fund the government for the rest of this fiscal year. both the budget measures today are expected to fail. she is the longest serving woman in the history of the united states maryland senator barbara mikulski can add the hall of fame to her list of accomplishments. she is one of 100 women who will be an incident to the national hall of fame for women. she began her fifth term when she was sworn in back in january.
NBC
Mar 28, 2011 12:00pm EDT
will hit the airwaves tonight. he is expected to address concerns about u.s. involvement in libya. rebel forces aided by a coalition air strikes made huge gains over the weekend. here is the latest from benghazi. >> there have been on night celebrations in benghazi. the rebels are cheering incredible advances they have been making the last 24 hours. the gaddafi forces in eastern libya seem to be collapsing or drawing back for a strategic retreat, waiting for a decisive battle. either way, the rebels have been going unopposed for hundreds of miles. >> today will be 41 days. gaddafi has been 42 years in power. we are going to finish it tomorrow. >> we have been following some of the rebels' advance. gaddafi troops took off their uniforms of the side of the road. they left meals have eaten by the roadside. the reason why it is clear. we saw dozens of tanks and armored vehicles obliterated by air strikes. the rebels have reached about 400 miles from here to the city te. it is the strategic city because it is gaddafi's home town. it is not much further to tripoli. sirte could be a decisive ba
NBC
Mar 4, 2011 12:00pm EST
. >> a senior iranian cleric warned against military intervention in libya by the u.s.. it could be a quagmire. iran has been pushing the u.s. on the issue since warships have been deployed. two ships are on their way to the mediterranean sea closer to libya. a quick look at the forecasts. is rain coming? >> temperatures are warming up, but there is some rain off to the northwest. >> the truth speaker is back. the preview of a much anticipated event. doctors are [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- police >> have identified a suspect in the attack of an elderly woman. the woman was taken to the hospital where she is in critical condition. the police are searching for a man facg assault and robbery charges. he also stole the victim's purse and her car, which was later found. another fight at a high school basketball game tleaves one dozen people injured. investigators say the melee quickly spiraled out of control triggering other fights in the gymnasium. >> it was people pushing each other and taking swings at
NBC
Mar 8, 2011 12:00pm EST
at a congressional hearing on the effects of foreclosure crisis on the city and the state. the u.s. house committee on oversight and government reform is meeting at the university of maryland school of law downtown for the field hearing, which focuses on fraud and lender errors. >> well over 1/3 of our neighborhoods have had more than 5% of the properties foreclosed against. many of these neighborhoods that i'm talking about are the bedrocks of our city. >> last month, realty track reported that we have driven foreclosures down 70% compared to a year ago. it is the sharpest decline that any state in the country has been able to achieve over the course of this last year. >> officials say the hearing is being held in baltimore because the city has been hit particularly hard and because the state's foreclosure moratorium that allows judges to review procedures and lenders to work out errors. inception -- in session 2011, maryland senators passed dale law that would ban drivers from reading sex messages -- from reading text messages behind the wheel. right now, drivers are prohibited from sending text
NBC
Mar 24, 2011 12:00pm EDT
controllers be on shift. lawmakers are demanding clarification of the u.s. role in libya. polls show that americans think we should be doing more. the president is meeting with his national security team to a after another night of air strikes in libya. house speaker boehner wrote the president demanding answers on why we're there and when we will leave. this is after a poll finds that 60% of americans support our involvement against gadhafi. the obama administration is trying to turn over control of the mission as nato decides who will be in charge. there are many of possible outcomes here. no one can predict them. >> in the meantime, a french military official says that french airstrikes have hit a libyan air base in the interior of the country, but did not specify the exact location or the extent of the damage. more than 440 soldiers of the maryland army national guard battalion are headed for egypt. there will spend about a year in the peninsula as part of the multi-national force. we will have more on their deployment tonight at 5:00 p.m. and japan, more smoke is coming from sev
NBC
Mar 31, 2011 12:00pm EDT
-khaddafi -- libyan rebels continue to lose ground on a pro-gaddafi forces. the u.s. has stepped up intelligence operations in the war-torn country. kate is in washington with the latest. >> there are reports of cia operatives on the ground in libya. according to the associated press, the officers are like the making contact with and gathering intelligence on the libyan opposition. reuters is also reporting that president barack obama authorize covert support for the rebel troops, but the white house refuses to comment on intelligence matters. >> defense secretary robert gates and joint chiefs of staff admiral mike mullen are testifying before senate today. after closed-door briefings with lawmakers yesterday, some members of the dead ministration -- and members of the administration, lawmakers expressed frustration that they could not put any time line on the operation. one official estimated the call to the operation is estimated at some $40 million per month. in washington, kate amara, wbal tv 11 news. >> the circus is in town and opening night sought a very familiar face as ringmaster. bisph
NBC
Mar 2, 2011 12:00pm EST
begin with breaking news. the u.s. supreme court has sided with the fundamentalist church member who carried out anti-gay protests outside of two church funerals. this coupled at court ruling to that father of a lance corporal snyder. and albert snyder sued church members after the picketed outside the church where his son's funeral was being held. we will have reaction to the court's ruling tonight on 11 news at 5:00 and 6:00. you can read the supreme court's ruling. we opposed it on our web site, wbaltv.com, under hot topics. we invite you to share your comments on today's ruling. wherethe middle east forces are battling for role of the cities. >> for the first time since opposition forces seized control of this portion of libya, muammar gaddafi has struck back. he hit the town on the mediterranean coast. it is an oil facility primarily. there is a university there. this seemed to take opposition forces by surprise. they were reinforced in the back and forth battle has taken place. this has really become the western front of opposition forces. they have been sending reinforcements
NBC
Mar 14, 2011 12:00pm EDT
. aboard the u.s. ronald reagan -- >> we are ordered to help people. >> this is one more example of the reach of this disaster. a crisis still spreading. the full scope still uncertain. >> back here at home, a professor is headed to japan to investigate the structural infrastructure. they will survey the damage in an effort to figure out why some buildings collapsed and others did niot. he says that has to do with building codes and designs. >> they intentionally designed the structures to sway so the earthquake does not damage the building. specifically we try to prevent a total collapse. >> damage estimates from the earthquake in tsunami are in the billions. for the very latest on the disaster in japan, including the dramatic pictures and video, visit our website. click on hot topics. hope you are doing well on this monday. a couple of degrees cooler, but all in all not a bad day. this will affect customer night in through wednesday with a chance of showers. and in the meantime sitting at 50 downtown baltimore. 48 at the airport. 46 on the eastern shore. today's forecast calls
NBC
Mar 18, 2011 12:00pm EDT
the disaster as concerns grow over one of japan's biggest exports to the u.s., cars. last week's earthquake wiped out several auto plants, and some dealers are anxious about how to keep up with demand in the coming weeks and months. >> right now there is good availability of cars that were made in japan. it is the production of 90 days and beyond where we are now that is the big question. >> concerns over getting parts from overseas are prompting the automakers to cut down production in the u.s. wall street on the rebound a week after the natural disasters in japan. japan posted currency has soared in value since -- the since japan's currency has soared -- in value since the earthquake. here's a quick look at how wall street is performing this hour. now to the middle east, where it the libyan government is declaring an immediate cease- fire and promising to stop its military operations. the move comes a day after the u.n. security council authorized a no-fly zone to stop muammar qaddafi from logitech on his own people. -- launching attacks on its own people. "the new york times" says that f
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Mar 23, 2011 12:00pm EDT
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Mar 10, 2011 12:00pm EST
by changewave research, plus the fastest internet in the u.s. switching to fios was the best thing we've done in a long time. and my wife reminds me of that often. [ male announcer ] get fios tv, internet and phone for this great price, plus $100 back. call 1.866.699.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities that's 1.866.699.3467. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. fios. a network ahead. >> you insta-weather forecast forecast would meteorologist john collins. >> here is the radar. a moderate view showing the entire state. not much going on west of frederick. heavy band of rain close to the western shore. down toward virginia, that is one good band of rain. there is another down near the coast. there is scattered showers activity toward the western coast. you get a sense of the entire storm. the storm center is down in kentucky and tennessee. it is moving in this direction and pulling all of this moisture from the atlantic. there is even moisture from the gulf of mexico. this is not moving quickly and will keep this stream of moisture overhead until the evening hours until things let u
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Mar 17, 2011 12:00pm EDT
that went out in the earthquake. there was a discrepancy over the risk factors. the u.s. nuclear revelatory commission says that radiation levels are so high that the evacuation order should be expanded. they say americans within 50 miles should leave the area. the japanese government is stay on message and says that there evacuation parameters are sound, and individuals within 12 miles should consider evacuating. people in the northern part of japan are experiencing troubles. temperatures have dropped, it is cold, they do not have heat. we have not been able to observe, despite the millions that have been pledged from the outside, we have not been able to see any significant arrival of outside international aid in the hardest-hit areas of japan. >> as official deal with the aftermath of last year's natural disaster, dramatic footage of the first minutes after the sonometer continue to emerge. here you can see the water rising up the stairwell. once the photographer reached the top of the building, he captured a family. those in the area sprung into action, rescue the trapped family, using
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Mar 22, 2011 12:00pm EDT
the latest from our reporter. >> u.s. officials say it was mechanical problems, not the enemy fire that brought down the f-15 strike eagle jet today. both pilots ejected safely at a high altitude, before it crashed outside of the rebel capital of benghazi. the pilots became separated during their high speed dissent. one was picked up by rebel forces and handed over to forces, and the other was recovered by an osprey rescue team. rebel forces quickly secured the still-smoldering crash site. >> another plane was running around after it had exploded. at first we thought it was a rocket. then when it crashed, we came to know it was a plane. >> the jet was part of an international coalition enforcing a no-fly zone over libya. rebels are reportedly taking advantage of the no-fly zone, advancing on forces loyal to muammar qaddafi. sporadic fighting is taking place outside of penn gauzy, and rebels tried to regain control of cities lost to qaddafi. >> coverage of the unrest in libya continues on our website. for up-to-the-minute developments, including photos and videos, and visit wbaltv.c
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Mar 25, 2011 12:00pm EDT
on popular web sites like craigslist, and it includes a photo of someone claiming to be moving to the u.s. from his country the request and money orders and it got ackerman's and some of the money back -- money orders in increments and some of the money back. >> there was no reason for her to send money in these increments. it didn't make sense. these were dated before we even met this person. >> you should always be the candidate and a person before agreeing to become a roommate and never send them money at all. officials said that 7500 administrative and executive positions at the postal service will be slashed by the end of the year. it is part of a reorganization. the buyout offer will be made to any workers of any age with the least 1 years on the job. -- 20 years on the job. is acupuncture all it's cracked up to be? are you headed to the movies this weekend? not a lot on the silver screen, up with a preview of hollywood's latest offerings. >> rain and snow had in this direction. plenty of sunshine in town. a little chillier than normal. >> in this afternoon's "medical alert," there
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Mar 30, 2011 12:00pm EDT
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Mar 1, 2011 12:00pm EST
administration, seven in 10 prescriptions, and sixth in 10 of over-the-counter medications sold in the u.s. are generic term >> in almost all cases, it will be exactly the same. >> this doctor believes they are equal. >> there can be a sharons, confidence in the quality of the products. >> he says compare the popular heartburn drug to its generic version. >> it works just as well. it is just as safe. there is no practical difference other than the price. >> this box of clartin sells for $13.49. >> this is the generic. it is a difference of $6. >> according to the food and drug administration, generic and brand-name are the same in dosage, safety, strength, quality, the way they work, and the way they are taken. if they contain the same active ingredients, but differences in inactive ingredients are permitted. changes in coloring. unless your doctor writes no substitution -- >> under most prescription plans, the pharmacist is obligated to dispense the generic equivalent. >> according to the epilepsy foundation, that puts people at risk. when you pick up your prescription, do not sign anythi
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Mar 11, 2011 12:00pm EST
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Mar 16, 2011 12:00pm EDT
, with hd picture quality rated #1 by changewave research, plus the fastest internet in the u.s. switching to fios was the best thing we've done in a long time. and my wife reminds me of that often. [ male announcer ] get fios tv, internet and phone for this great price, plus $100 back. call 1.866.699.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities that's 1.866.699.3467. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. fios. a network ahead. >> covering and the world, at least six people are dead after authorities used tear gas to drive anti-government protesters out of the square in bahrain at's capital today. it began at daybreak when at soldiers stormed the squared with armored the coast could black smoke could be seen rising from the area. it is unclear if those supporting the sunni minority took part in the attack. forces loyal to muammar gaddafi overwhelmed libyan rebels. gaddafi pulled rubbles late yesterday to surrender or run away -- told rebels yesterday to surrender or run away. >> we kept saying that this is urgent. the need for the schools to be met, fulfilled, very urgent -- for these go
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